Abstract: In this paper we present an alternative approach to addressing the problem of energy poverty. The private and community ownership in electricity factors of production, economic calculation, and the incentive for innovation through the price mechanism are discussed. A brief analysis on how this new approach can be used to address energy access problems in energy poor communities is done. Cases studies of the Nigerian off-grid mini-grid industry and the Ecoblock pilot project in California in the United States are discussed.
Abstract: The global COVID-19 pandemic has led to the online proliferation of health-, political-, and conspiratorial-based misinformation. Understanding the reach and belief in this misinformation is vital to managing this crisis, as well as future crises. The results from our global survey finds a troubling reach of and belief in COVID-related misinformation, as well as a correlation with those that primarily consume news from social media, and, in the United States, a strong correlation with political leaning.
A reusable pipeline for large-scale fiber segmentation on unidirectional fiber beds using fully convolutional neural networks
Evaluating cross-sectoral impacts of climate change and adaptations on the energy-water nexus: a framework and California case study
Spatial transcriptional signatures define margin morphogenesis along the proximal–distal and medio-lateral axes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) leaves
Introduction: We’ve cleaned and wrangled the data, we’ve made picture-perfect plots, and we’ve performed our statistical analysis. Now it’s time to share our findings with the world. This is a step that novices and experts alike balk at. That blank screen of our future manuscript is intimidating.